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    Default Neurosurgery Coding - Controversial OP Note

    controversial OP NOTE where two different coders have two different approaches to coding...


    TITLE OF PROCEDURES: Anterior radical diskectomy L5-S1, CPT. code:_______,
    followed by anterior lumbar interbody fusion, CPT code: ______,
    facilitated with placement of spine arc 14 mm x 5 degree lordotic PEEK cage, CPT code: _______
    packed with Opteform thermoplastic allograft polymer, CPT code:______,
    supercharged with extra small BMP and mixed in left anterior iliac crest obtained bone marrow aspirate diluent, CPT code ______
    with intraoperative fluoroscopic supervision utilization interpretation by this surgeon, CPT code: ______.

    I have a copy of the OP note, if anyone needs to see it and can assist, please PM me.
    Our coders can not agree on how to code. All help appreciated.

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    If you haven't gotten help on this one yet, send me the op note and I will be happy to try and help.
    susancreelcpc@hotmail.com

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    Thanks Susan, I just emailed the Op note.

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